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in the district, you could feel the excitement that surrounded president obama's inauguration. several superstars are in the area to orm. fox 5's lauren demarco joins us with more on the star-studded event. hi lauren. >> the official title, the kid's inauguration. it honors military families and tonight, there was an a- list lineup of performers. hundreds of kids from u.s. military families and d.c. area public schools treated to a special show. >> what are you excited for tonight? >> katy perry. ♪ [ music ] >> usher kicked off the kids inaugural concert. mindless behavior, members of the cast of the hit fox series, "glee," and katy perry rocked the stage. along with the singing and dancing, some of the kids excited to see the first lady in person. >> it's a really cool experience. >> i'm excited to see what the first lady is going to wear. >> that will be awesome. >> what about sash a&m alia? >> yeah. >> my very favorite part of this entire weekend is being right here with all of you. >> the first lady thanked all of the military families and had a special message for them. >> as
question, is the second obama inauguration as significant as the first? joe klein? >> it's more significant for republicans because they now know they are a minority party. but we won't have 2 million people in the mall tomorrow. >> fewer people. but if he hadn't been re-elected it would have been very significant that the first black president was only a one-termer. so the fact he's re-elected is important. >> big deal. i think it's bigger. people are still as enthusiastic as they were four years ago. they're going to be out there, not in the same masses as they were before, but this is a big deal. >> the event not as big, but it confirms the huge amount of significant legislation, whether you like it or hated that obama, reed and pelosi passed. chris: i think the doubling down, as the new book will say. it's a big deal. thanks to all of you. that's the show. thanks for watching. see you back here next week thanks for watching. see you back here next week after the
-reading president obama's first inaugural. he mentions three times there the idea of climate change. it's not going to come up during this time because america is moving towards energy independence, some of the idea that we need to press ahead with this. but actually wright now there's capital investments in all of the refineries. if we don't you know put in sensible environmental policies while we're doing this massive energy extraction, we're not -- chris: tack tracking in or out is it going to last? >> it's going to last. >> the tea senator from texas look for him to make noise around the haguel nominations. he's on the senate armed services committee. he's been to scrawl twice in the last month -- israel twice in the last months. he's a star among the tea party crowd. people are talking about him. i have a possible 2016 contender. the problem being he was born in canada. >> the cliche that young people are liberal and ultra conservative is wrong. but it is true now. and that highlights the challenge. what they need to do is figure out a way to go make a kind of small government market economy-b
obama's inauguration tomorrow. >> a look at the martin luther king memorial here in washington. president obama was officially sworn in at the white house. the public swearing and it coincides with martin luther king day. they will be using one of the civil rights leaders bible for the swearing in. we'll have live coverage at 7:00 eastern. the president and vice president are expected to go to morning services at st. john's episcopal church. here is more about the church, known as the church of the president. >> located across lafayette square from the white house is st. john's episcopal church, known as the church of the president's. built in 1816 and designed by the u.s. capitol architect. every president since james madison has attended at least one service there. we got a tour of the national historic landmark. >> this is the original church pews that have been here since 1843. at that time, they had to read number the pews because they had more of them. what was the president's pugh, no. 28, became no. 54, which we know as the president's pew. this is the pew the president
[ " ] before the obamas headed to church. even as hundreds of thousands gather for tomorrow's inaugural address the obstacles the president faces in the second term in with a deeply divided government, were on full display from guns -- >> within minutes of that horrible tragedy in newtown, the president began to trying to exploit that tragedy to push a gun control agenda that is designed to appeal to partisans. >> reporter: to the nation's still-recovering economy. >> he is addicted to spending and those are policies that will hurt our country long term. >> reporter: and tonight, a top white house adviser tells nbc news that the president has finished writing his remarks for his inaugural address tomorrow that he will deliver shortly after completing the ceremonial oath of office. tomorrow night the obamas, lester will celebrate with two inaugural balls compared to ten four years ago. >> all right, peter, thank you. >>> and washington is getting ready for the spectacle that brings at least a sense of unity to this city once every four years. nbc's kelly o'donnell is outside the capitol with tha
president bush and clinton got for their second inaugural. >> president barack obama takes the oath today but the public ceremony is tomorrow before hundreds of houses on the national mall. for that ceremony the president will place his hands on bibles tharpe once used by abraham lincoln and dr. martin luther king jr. en august gal activities kicked off with a bang. kids had an inaugural beautiful their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katie perry. yesterday was also a national day of service. the obama's joined americans across the country in control tier. >> everybody here, adults to children, understand the importance of giving back. >> final preparations are underway for the big public oath, the parade and the two inaugural balls. >> with something of this size and magnitude you want to make sure everything is as perfect as we can possibly make it. >> at his first inauguration nearly 2 million showed up. speak they expect a smaller crowd this time. he starts his second term with a 55% approval rating, his highest since 2009, but he faces enormous challen
, the commemorative obama inaugural smart trip cards selling for 15 bucks apiece. >> i have been to two different metro stations before getting here, and i got them. >> how many? two? >> reporter: the cards sold out across the system around noon, but word spread that there were a few thousand left still for sale here. metro ordered 100,000 standards, more than what sold in 2009. >> i think it's a collector's item, but i have family here, so i use them every time i come back. >> reporter: it's been a busy day for metro and it's not even inauguration day yet. officials say as of 3:00 p.m., 167,000 people had taken metro, about double the ridership compared to last sunday. >> it was pretty busy. kind of crowded, but not too bad. wasn't as bad as last time. >> reporter: and on the national mall, thousands of people are already here taking in the sights and museums on this inauguration eve. >> it's been hard. lines, everywhere is lines but i'm used to lines. so you got to be patient because it's all worth it. >> reporter: so if you're planning to use metro tomorrow, do yourself a favor. whether you ha
-oh! story on facebook. >>> welcome back to our special coverage of the second obama inauguration. trust me, folks, i sure wish you could listen to the conversation up here during the break. erin burr net, floor gloria bor. let's move to the political moment. americans are pretty well, you might say, split right down the middle over how things are going in the country as the president begins term two. and our new poll, 51% said badly, 49% said well. but that figure, 49%, is more than double the 21% who thought things were going well at the time president obama delivered his first inaugural draegs. address. let's go back a few administrations for context. bill clinton started his second term, enjoyed the highest recent number of people who felt the country was in good shape on inauguration day. >> all right. let's get to gloria borger. i was writing down those numbers. john avlon and david gergen are also here. that's an interesting set of numbers. i would look at 49 in terms of approval, things like that, six, eight months ago as a big improvement. >> it is. and his personal likability is s
to washington, d.c., this evening and the countdown is on until president obama's inauguration. the official beginning to his second term. the president's first inauguration made history in so many ways. tonight, preparing to make history again. with his choice of bibles and a familiar voice. abc's david kerley at the white house tonight. ♪ at last >> reporter: what a night, the new first couple serenaded by beyonce. the singer is back, but this time will perform as the president stands on the steps of the capitol. other stars too, alicia keys, katy perry, but rather than ten inaugural balls, there will only be two. other changes as well, at this second celebration. the president takes the official oath of office tomorrow in the white house. on monday, he takes the oath again on the capitol steps with his hand on two bibles, martin luther king's, and president lincoln's. >> i barack hussein obama -- >> reporter: standing on the national mall, as many as 800,000 people. that is nearly twice as many people who attended the second inaugurals of presidents clinton and bush. before the oath and
-- president barack obama's inauguration. let's go live now to washington d.c. you were giving us a sense of the programs of the president is mapping out. how is he going to get it through congress? >> the republicans still control the house and they have been in no mood to compromise. he's trying to take on some pretty controversial issues -- immigration, gun control, spending, dealing with the national debt and deficit. these are things he sees absolutely no common ground with republicans on. he has to get them to agree, so how is he going to do it? he's defined by his ability to campaign. he's putting that the organization into eight groups that will lobby on his behalf. his inauguration was about changing the town in washington. even people in the white house said that the president has failed to change the town. if anything, it's uglier, angrier, and even more bitter. he was to try to get just enough of the republican party on board with him to pass some of the agenda items and we believe he's going to take them all on at once. >> talk us through what we can expect on monday. >> a bi
close the real star of the show, first lady michelle obama. >> this is what inauguration is all about. about celebrating who we are as americans and all the things that make this country so great. >> it was a busy pre-inaugural day for the first lady and her husband, the president. they volunteered their time at a local school as part of this national day of service. they were honoring the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king. the president called on americans to do the same by helping them meeting neighbors in need. around the country, an estimated quarter million people did exactly that. volunteer organizations offer dozens of ways for people to serve their communities. regardless of age. >> this is a good job to give back to those people who need our help. >> you definitely want to give back and have people pay it forward. >> giving back the others on this national day of service. speaking of services, the president takes the official oath of office tomorrow at noon at the white house. in washington, wbal tv 11 is very >> now, you're a 11 insta weather plus forecast. >> temper
. >>> the second inauguration of barack obama. he came here four years ago amid high hopes and great expectations. the second time around, there will definitely be a different feel to this year's inauguration. >> i, barack obama, solemnly swear -- >> when he first took office, he carried the hopes and dreams of millions that voted for him. electrified the packed crowd on the national mall. >> i stand here today humbled by the task before us. grateful for the trust you have bestowed. mindful of the sacrifices born by our ancestors. ♪ >> the mood in washington that night, ecstatic, as the new president and his beautiful wife, celebrated a victory for the ages. the new administration was the toast of the town but storm clouds were hovering, a recession and financial crisis gripped the country with unemployment soon to hit 10%. a bailout of some financial giantings a giants and the auto industry and a massive stimulus plan. he did push health care reform through congress. a big win for him. >> the bill i'm signing will set in motion that reforms that generations of americans have fought for and mar
two days before the second inauguration of president barack obama. at the renaissance hotel, the illinois state society hosted an inaugural gala. these women traveled from wisconsin to take in the events. >> it's been fantastic. it's just a lot going on, different activities, so it's just been wonderful. >> reporter: and at the national museum of african art, there was a gala in honor of the tuskegee airman. this man traveled from georgia. it's indescribable, really. it sort of helps to look back to see where we came from. and we have come a long way. so we're very proud of that. >> reporter: so the partying is continuing tonight here at the renaissance. the official inaugural ball is going to be held monday night and the president takes the official oath of office tomorrow at the white house. reporting live from northwest washington, darcy spencer, news4. >> and president obama declared this a national day of service in honor of dr. martin luther king jr. the president and first lady spent the morning with 500 volunteers working on improvements at burrville elementary schoo
's inaugural parade. the illinois state float behind me. honoring president obama's home state of illinois and then you can hear the school of the arts, from florida, getting ready for the parade as well. we're going to be on the back of a flat bed trunk in front of the president's motorcade as he heads towards the white house and head off and stop in the reviewing seat where he will watch the parade go by where jessica yellen is waiting. i'll be the ferris bueller of the inaugural parade watching those from a good vantage point in front of the president. you'll have a good vantage point as well. >> let's see if he gets out of the motorcade and sings on a float like ferris. that would make headlines. he has a pretty good voice. the president will come next here, to pennsylvania avenue. this is the stretch of the parade route where we most often see the president exit the motorcade with the first lady and wave to the crowds and some crowds have started to gather here after the president finished his oath today. we'll look to see if that happens tomorrow. after the raid route moves past the
obama isn't taking any chances and is being sworn in on the day of his inauguration. >>> indeed. president obama has been sworn in for his second term and apparently the story of david rice atchison is history that will never repeat itself. i'm candy crowley on the national mall in washington. cnn's coverage of the president obama's nauseous continues now with my colleague, soledad o'brien and john berman. >>> hello there, welcome back, everyone, it is 2:00 p.m. on the east coast, 11:00 a.m. on the west coast, i'm john berman. >> and i'm soledad, o'brien, live in washington, d.c., with special coverage of president barack obama's inauguration if you're just tuning in, thanks for joining us on a very historic weekend. >> it is a beautiful, beautiful day here and cnn is covering every minute of the 57th presidential inauguration. >> and the president, barack obama, making history today, he was sworn in for his second term as president, just a couple of hours ago. it was a private ceremony at the white house. with chief justice john roberts, have a look. >> please raise your right
is the national day of service, a time to give back to the community and part of president obama's inauguration weekend in daly city that spirit of giving back was seen at a 36 unit complex on mission street, being built by habitat for humanity. more than 100 people turned out to help paint and shovel. >> many people today chose to give service by giving blood. the blood centers of the pacific in san francisco was busy when he stopped by. center officials say the blood is desperately needed. many donors have cancelled because of the flu. that contributed to the center only having a one-day blood supply. >> a waiter went out of his way for a special young customer has people talking. support is flowing in from all over. >> for kim wednesday was a typical dinner with a family and five-year-old son my low who has down's syndrome. >> the waiters saw my low. >> just as they were sitting down to dinner, the familiar hill at the adjacent booth got up and moved. the waiter didn't think much of it until he heard the family talk. >> he said, needs to be put some where. immediately the later reacted, tell
both presidents bush and clinton got for their second inaugural. >> president obama takes the oath of office today but the public swearing in is tomorrow before thousands on the national mall. he will place his hands on bibles once used by abraham lincoln and dr. martin luther king. >> i do swear. >> jobessen was sworn in this morning. inaugural festivities kicked off yesterday with a bang. kids had an inaugural ball of their own with performances by usher, members of the cast of glee and katie perry. yesterday was also a national day of service. the obamas joined americans across the country in volunteering. >> final preparation are underway for the big public oath, the parade and the two inaugural balls. >> we want to make sure everything is as perfect as we can make it. >> at his first inauguration nearly 2 million people showed up. while they expect a smaller crowd this time, expect the pump to be every bit as big. president obama starts his second term with a 55% approval rating, his highest since 2009. but many say the country is headed seriously on the wrong track. fortunate
of the second obama inauguration. and they called it "gun appreciation day." we'll take you to one of the rallies - here in our area. cbs five eyewitness news is next. good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. get beautyrest, posturepedic even tempur-pedic mattress sets at low clearance prices. and through monday get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ tomorrow - it will all be over... or - i >>> good evening, i'm ann notarangelo. coy tower, bathed in 49er red tonight and this time tomorrow it will all be over or it will just be getting started. cbs 5's vern glenn is in atlanta where the 49ers are getting ready to face the falcons in the nfc
. so this watch you could be -- in this case it's an obama inaugural watch. one watch here and one watch there. >> i'm going to stop you so you get the million dollars. what do you need it for? >> licensing and cash flow. >> got it. okay. you guys, you have a watch. i wonder if this will influence monica's decision. i suspect not. how do you think -- into job. right? how do you think you did, monica? >> i think that his pitch was great. i think you have a catchy product that's fun but for a million dollars i would be looking for a company that has the opportunity to scale so i'd really want to know how you're going to grow this business post his second term, because there may be a big slipdown in terms of people's interest in showing their obama support. >> you clearly have a lot of passion. my question would be for a million dollars, anyone that is going to invers wants to know how big the market opportunity is and i have questions about if it's just obama what will happen after four years but particularly you want to see -- how big the this business really be? >> fair enough. >>
're going to pick on the french, why not? why, because we can do it. president obama's inauguration hitting a sour note with french wine lobby. they are unhappy over california champagne being served. they say it's technically not champagne and forcing an edit to the public menu, raising questions about the lobbys in washington to pour over this and we need this, anchor of "bulls and bears", brenda buttner. do the french need to chill? >> do you know how hard it is to get anything done in washington? the french managed to get a change of men , maybe we should bring them to talk about the debt ceiling. >> gregg: they are so good at everything. they do have a tendency to get the silk stockings over the least things. remember when we changed from french-fries to freedom fries and they got upset and then disney world and big macgs? >> this is an important issue. we do have things to worry about like unemployment and debt ceiling, but this is big. basically what was happening it was on the menu. it said champagne and champagne technically comes from a part of france. >> gregg: a region of france
inaugural balls in washington, d.c. president and michelle obama went ball to ball in a big celebration. this time around, nations the challenges the country faces and economic problems and the budget issues here in d.c., they've gone much smaller. there will be only two presidential inaugural balls tomorrow night. they'll be in bigger venues and one will be at verizon center here. there will be plenty of opportunities to do it. it's been more subdued in terms of crowd. last time there was 1.8 million people estimated to have been on the mall. just today organizers have downgraded their estimates, they have predicted 600 this had to 8 high school,000 they have moved that down to half a million to $700,000. as we get nearer and nearer to the ceremonial issues of tomorrow they are looking at smaller crowds. an illustration of waning enthusiasm for the now re-elected president. he didn't get as many popular votes nor electoral votes as four years ago. his turnout will be smaller too. >> heather: and i hear it's going to be cold out there. bundle up. >> reporter: nothing like years ago. las
for rain with mostly sunny conditions. >> president obama is heading up a national day of service inaugural events. the president, first lady and vice president joe biden and his wife, jill participated. officials are estimating as many as 800-thousand people will attend monday's inauguration ceremonies in washington. president obama will take the oath of office at noon, and then deliver an inaugural address. mister obama will have two swearing-ins: a public ceremony on monday and a private one tomorrow. military families. and you'll be able to watch the inauguration ceremony live during the kron-4 morning news on monday. it will start at 8-30 in theand we'll also have the inaugural parade live on our 24-7 bay area news channel - starting at 10-35. today giants general manager.. speaking about brian wilson >> the golden state warriors were in action again today facing off against the new orleans hornets. klay thompson scored a season high 29 points to hornets 116-to-112. this snapped a three game skid for the warriors as they saw their star point guard stephen curry return to action. curry
of president obama's inauguration starting tomorrow on "today." that's all for today. if it's sunday, it's "meet the press." >>> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >>> president obama takes the oath of office for the second time at the white house. good afternoon to you, i'm craig melvin and you are watching msnbc, the place for politics, and this is how president obama's second term started earlier today. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear -- >> i, barack hussein obama, do s solemnly swear -- >> to execute the office of the president of the united states -- >> to execute the office of the president of the united states -- >> will protect and preserve and defend the constitution of the united states. >> will protect and preserve the constitution of the united states. >> so help me god. >> so help me god. >> thank you, mr. chief justice. >>> we have team coverage of the 57th presidential inauguration, and luke russert is with us on the washington mall, but we start with peter alexander on the north lawn of the white hous
trucks and vendors. down from the first obama inaugural, but three times as many as the second president bush event. in business, it is all about location. right here, one block from the white house, it doesn't get much closer to the president. these vendors are preparing for big crowds. they've got 60 of these witness to history t-shirts ready to go. their challenge, they have to sell now because by monday, the day of the inauguration, they'll have to move farther away for security reasons. >> i got the e-mail saying i was selected to be a volunteer, i was excited. ecstatic. >> reporter: silvia norris will be an inaugural volunteer monday. she hasn't been told what she will be doing. she says it doesn't matter. as long as she is there, others are paying so much to have. >> if i could afford it, i would do it. why not? it's all part of history. >> reporter: members of congress are passing out their tickets to the swearing in ceremony. the tickets are free and printed with "not for sale." if you look at craigslist and ebay, plenty of tickets up for sale, selling memories at a price rangin
're live in washington, d.c. for our special coverage of president barack obama's inauguration. >> it's great to be here. we are in the second term right now. it is official. barack obama has been worn? for the second term as president of the united states of america. the president took the oath of office with supreme court chief justice john roberts, here's how it went. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. i, barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> i barack hussein obama do solemnly swear. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> that i will faithfully execute. >> the office of president of the united states. >> the office of president of the united states. >> and will, to the best of my ability. >> and will to the best of my ability. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> preserve, protect and defend. >> the constitution of the united states. >> the constitution of the united states. >> so help you god. >> so help me god. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> thank you, mr. chief justice, thank you so much. thank you, sir. [ applause ] >> hey. >> he'll do it all over ag
we will take you back four years ago when president obama delivered the inaugural address. we will have a roundtable discussion in about 20 minutes with two former speechwriters for george w. bush and bill clinton. all of our coverage and behind the scenes photographs are available on our website c- span.org. let's take you back to january 2009. [crowd chanting "obama"] >> thank you. thank you. my fellow citizens, i stand here today humbled by the task before us, grateful for the trust you have bestowed, mindful of the sacrifices borne by our ancestors. i thank president bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition. 44 americans have now taken the presidential oath. the words have been spoken during rising tides of prosperity and the still waters of peace. yet, every so often, the oath is taken amidst gathering clouds and raging storms. at these moments, america has carried on not simply because of the skill or vision of those in high office, but because we the people have remained faithful to the ideals
virginia. she can to president obama's first inauguration and could not miss this one. >> the second one is just as memorable and historic. >> she would like to think it is the hand of god that allowed the presidential inauguration and this day to fall on teh same day. >> it is a historic event. we are thrilled to be here. >> it was her first time at kings memorial, an important site she said, especially for her kids and future generations. >> this is very emotional. i live long enough to see this. >> the memorial, the inauguration -- a pledge of people old enough to remember the struggles -- plenty of people enough to remember the struggles. >> he will be using king's bible along with lincoln's bible. live in the newsroom, hatzel belloc, abc 7 news -- hatzel vela, abc 7 news. >> this is the same church where a pre-inaugural prayer service was held for former president bill clinton. at today's service, the congregation reportedly saying happy birthday to the first lady, who turned 49 on thursday. metro is getting ready for the anticipated crowds tomorrow. it will have more officers on pa
president obama will be sworn in for a second term. the public inaugural ceremony will happen on monday. president obama declared today a national day of service in keeping with the spirit of monday's martin luther king holiday. the president and first lady did some volunteer work and this evening mrs. obama helped host an inaugural celebration for young people and military families. nbc's brian moore has the story from washington. >> reporter: in the nation's capital an inaugural ball for military kids and their families. >> welcome, welcome, welcome! >> reporter: who better to usher in the star-studded concert than usher himself. >> an incredible event just for you guys because the youth matter. >> caty perry lit up the stage, too. ♪ we can dance until we die. >> reporter: but not even she could eclipse the real star of the show, first lady michelle obama. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it about celebrating who we are as americans and all the things that make this country so great. >> reporter: it was a busy preinaugural day for the first lady and her husband, the presid
♪ >>> coming up, as president obama second inauguration approaches, religious voices on the mood of the country and the outlook for the next four years. >>> and bob faw reports on the shameful history of lynching in america, and african americans who found ways to forgive. >>> major funding for "religion and ethics news weekly" provided by the indianapolis based family foundation dedicated to religion, community development and education. additional funding also provided by mutual of america, designing customized, individual and group retirement products. that's why we're your retirement company. the jane henson foundation. and the corporation for public broadcasting. welcome, i'm bob abernethy. it's good to have you with us. final preparations are underway in washington, d.c., for the second inauguration of barack obama, taking place on monday, martin luther king, jr. day. the benediction will now be given by the reverend luis leon of st. john's episcopal church, where the obamas sometimes attend services. leon replaces evangelical pastor louie giglio, who bowed out after contro
the second inauguration of obama, and seth is near where that will be under way. >> reporter: metro says transit policing is a special type of police work and that's why they invited 150 police officers from all over the country to help them with the metro crowds, and even houston, and atlanta and some from our own backyard and all the officers had to exchange their badges from their home turf to a special inauguration badge they will be wearing tomorrow. they watched a special thank you video from the president where he let them know how much he appreciates their hard work tomorrow, and they will be in training today to see how the system works and the emergency procedures. >> transit police something unique, and it's crowded and wur kpbg with customers, and that's what the officers will see. we believed it was important to bring in officers from other transit properties to assist us. >> reporter: now in 2009, a woman fell on to the tracks accidentally at the gallery place metro station and it was a houston transit officer that was able to get her to safety, and that's why metro reassur
. the moments such as president obama's inauguration tomorrow is crucial on social media. but we have more on how all the sharing may create cell phone gridlock. >>> it is the picture everyone will want to capture. president obama swearing in for a second term. and cell phone providers are gearing up for those coming with cameras and smartphones in hand. >> everybody wants to post pictures so their family cans see that they were here. people want to check the weather. people want to check out the transit system is doing and all those capabilities are done through apps on their smartphones or tablets. >> reporter: it will be a smaller crowd than the historic 1.8 million people who watched his first inauguration , but hundreds of thousands will ascend on the nation's capital on monday. try posting your photos on facebook and it may be slow going. >> you will experience slow data speeds because everybody is trying to do the same thing. they want to be able to talk and send their pictures and text messages. >> reporter: cell phone providers are hoping to prevent service disruptions like four
of president barack obama, this has been an abc news inauguration of president barack >> good morning, everyone, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start things out with a quick first look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> half moon bay, 60 and near 30 up in the north bay valleys. that gives you an idea of the wide range of temperatures as you head out this morning. beautiful sunny conditions, and once again, we are looking at numbers milder in the city. it looks like our little dry spell is going to linger through the rest of the weekend and the early part of the work week. so you can expect numbers in the low to mid-60s and even a few upper 60s to near 70 along the central coast. we do have an end in sight to our dry spell. it includes cooler temperatures and some rain. we will show you that in just a little bit. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. 49er fans are excited about today's championship game against the atlanta falcons. for those who cannot make it to the georgia dome, there are plenty of places to watch the game and cheer on the team right here in the bay a
second inaugural address, president obama also dusting off the dance shoes. tomorrow night, he will at the end two official balls including the inaugural military gala and like in 2009 four lucky service members, one from each military branch will have the honor of dancing with the obamas. this is what the dancing pa partners had to say about this once in a lifetime opportunity. >> it has been a little bit of a wow! factor, but i guess maybe a little bit nervous. >> i'm excited and nervous as well. of course, i will be in front of numerous amount of people, and thousands of people dancing. so, you know, it is kind of out of my element, but i think i will do my best. >> you will do better than your best. final party preps under way and first lady michelle obama even has a new hairdo, but we know that the buzz tuesday morning will be what did she wear. joining me now an schraeder mullins, author and society columnist, and that necklace has its own twitter handle or zip co code. >> yes, thank you. >> we will talk about that. but the fashion, and this is quite a topic. how would yo
don lemon. i am live in washington, d.c., very special coverage of president barack obama's inauguration. thank you so much for joining us on this historic weekend. worship was a key part of the day for the first family today. president and mrs. obama attended services with their daughters at the metropolitan african methodist episcopal church. they celebrated slain civil rights leader, reverend martin luther king jr. at one of the most historic churches in washington. and tomorrow is of course, the main event. some 800,000 people expected to pack the west front of the capitol to watch president obama publicly take his oath of office. the president has already started his second term, he took the oath earlier today in an intimate swearing-in ceremony in the blue room of the white house. i want you to take a look. >> please raise your right hand and repeat after me. >> i, barack hussein obama, do solemnly swear. >> that i will execute the office of president to the united states faithfully. >> that i will execute -- >> faithfully the office of president of the united states
. >> president obama's public inauguration this year falls on the federal holiday remembering martin luther king jr. >> in order to keep the spirit of the holiday the president declared a national day service and a look at all of the inaugural events already underway. >> in the nation's capital an inaugural ball for military kids and their family. >> welcome, welcome, welcome. >> who better to usher in the star studded concert than usher himself. >> incredible event because the youth matters. >> katie perry lit up the stage, too. >> not eefrn sven she could ee first lady michelle obama. >> this is what inauguration is all about. it's about celebrating who we are as americans and all of the things that make this country so great. >> it was a busy inaugural day for the first lady and her husband the president. >> they volunteered their time at a local school as part of the national day of service. they were honoring the life and legacy of dr. martin luther king and the president called on americans to do the same by helping neighbors in need. around the country an estimated quarter million people
years of very little progress on that. incidentally, the day after president obama's inauguration will be the election in israel. president obama has to be able to manage the relationship with the prime minister, benjamin netanyahu, who everybody thinks is going to win, and see if he can keep him from going to war against iran. if that's what the u.s. feels should be the case. beyond that, the negotiations that are already under way will require sensible action from iran but also political courage from the president and from this administration because you cannot -- it's not a one-way process. it will take political courage and political capital to say to iran, you can enrich only to this amount and we'll have strong processes in place. we'll able to monitor. people in congress, in israel, they don't want any enrichment. that will be the challenge for the president --? north korea, do you see that as a real threat? >> north korea may very well launch another nuclear test. other diplomats have told me that's a possibility. it's not the kind of immediate threat that some of the othe
. >>> the inauguration ceremony officiated by chief justice john roberts. president obama will be surrounded by family, friends and staff, placing his hands on the robertson family bible, which was a gift family. >>> first up, vice president joe biden. you're looking at a live picture of the naval observatory, where they are getting ready for the ceremony. he will be sworn in during a private ceremony in just a few minutes. supreme court justice sonia sotomayer was chosen. mr. biden will take the oath using a family bible. >>> then of course tomorrow is the public inauguration. this is where crews are putting final touches on the national mall. 800,000 people are expected to attend when the president takes the oath at noon tomorrow. the parade, of course, will follow. then tomorrow's ceremony after that, as well, as we said. saturday turned out to be a great day to take in the festivities. but what about tomorrow? >> lot of pressure on the weather department when it comes to this weekend. let's take a look at the maps and start off with satellite radar composite. not much
for the inauguration day. -- the crowds are growing. tomorrow is the second inauguration of president obama. >> his second term is already officially underway. steve has the latest on the pop and procedure. >> just before noon, president obama was sworn in for a term two by chief justice john roberts. this was the official oath. >> to preserve, protect come and defend the constitution. >> congratulations. >> thank you. >> hugs from his family. his daughter joked that he did not mess up. neither did the chief justice who used notes. vice-president biden was sworn in by justice sotomayer. tomorrow's ceremonial swearing- in is at the capitol. pennsylvania avenue is set for the parade, delayed like the ceremony because there never held on sunday. police around the nation will bolster security. the weather is mild and monday. 800,000 people are expected tomorrow. some saw the president today when they attended church. >> he started leaning over to us. we were so excited to see him. >> the commander in chief laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns, a reminder of his burden in our two centuries of democ
'll tell you everything you need to know about the inauguration of barack obama, the 44th president of the united states. >> the political theater and dignified simplicity, designed to show off a new nation's representativive government. today is special because it's sunday. tomorrow is the ceremonial swearing in on the mall. >> in this day and age, inaugurations have their own set of challenges. we will go over over the logistics and the schedule and the security. >> the formal swearing in is today. today is january 20, the constitutionally mandated day the president must be sworn in. that takes place in about an hour at the white house. we will get a preview from ed henry. >> good morning. interesting, the crowd's a lot smaller than they were four years ago. but still, as you noted, a lot of pomp and circumstance. it started when the president went to arlington national cemetery, met up with vice-president biden. there was a laying of a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. the vice-president had been sworn in already this morning, a little bit earlier than the president. that's in
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